Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
GiGi Benjamin serves as Senior Counsel with the firm's Public Finance practice, advising clients in the areas of public finance law with particular emphasis on public/private partnerships and economic development activities.
GiGi’s representative experience encompasses virtually all types of public finance for municipalities, counties, the State of Ohio and related agencies, including airport, water and sewer system revenue bonds, single and multifamily housing, healthcare financing, long-term care financing, industrial revenue bond financing and tax increment financing.She also led the firm’s engagement as counsel to the Ohio Department of Transportation in connection with the Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway, the Department’s first design/build/finance/operate/maintain project.
GiGi began her tenure with Calfee in 1976, becoming a partner in 1983. She served on the firm’s executive committee from 2001-2004 and 2009-2016, and she served as the long-standing Chair of Calfee's Public Finance practice.